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Should businesses offering low wages be discouraged from moving to Wakefield?

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Leeds Crown Court

Drunk who threatened to chop off teenager’s fingers with meat cleaver is spared jail

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Revealed: The worst Wakefield streets for violence, burglary and vehicle crime

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Wakefield is set to enjoy another hot and sunny day as the week's heatwave continues.

Wakefield to bake in year’s hottest temperature as mercury tops 30C

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Caught on camera...can you help the police?

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Smoking, chip pans and candles: Fires in your home could be prevented

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REVEALED: Full list of planned roadworks in Yorkshire over the coming week

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Wakefield Police off road riders assist couple in difficulty

Crime

Timber causing disruption for M62 users on morning commute in Leeds

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Warning after spike in bike thefts in Castleford, Normanton and Knottingley

Crime

REVEALED: Full list of planned roadworks in Yorkshire over the coming week

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Black Road, Wakefield. Image: Google

Two taken to hospital after crash in Wakefield

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Jet2 announce new flight to Italian city from Leeds Bradford Airport

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Police.

M62 slip lane blocked by vehicle on it side near Wakefield

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Traffic halted on M62 near Leeds as children spotted running across motorway

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Drunk who threatened to chop off teenager’s fingers with meat cleaver is spared jail

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Revealed: The worst Wakefield streets for violence, burglary and vehicle crime

Crime

Caught on camera...can you help the police?

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Wakefield's Matrix Off Road team.

Wakefield Police off road riders assist couple in difficulty

Crime

IN PICTURES: Greenhill pupils show their adventurous side by becoming explorers for the day

Education

Ofsted chief backs calls to ban mobile phones in schools

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Special Ofsted reports makes it four in a row

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MP Jon Trickett.

‘Time for the truth about WCAT’

Education
EXCITED: Paul Tattersfield wrote the unofficial World Cup single, which was sung  by almost 400 students, including his Year 6 class.

WATCH: Could ‘England’s Dream’ come true at the finals ?

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Should businesses offering low wages be discouraged from moving to Wakefield?

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REVEALED: Full list of planned roadworks in Yorkshire over the coming week

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Have you found your dream role yet?

8 dream jobs currently up for grabs in Yorkshire

Business
PRESENTATIONS: Engineering firm Group Rhodes has honoured 24 long-serving employees.

Firm honours long-serving staff

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Businesses will soon face charges for Wakefield Council’s advice

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David Brown, managing director of Northern, pictured at Zaragoza

Northern boss says sorry to passengers and blames short-notice over rail chaos

Business
NATO: Madeleine Moon MP, Mary Creagh MP and John Spellar MP.

Politically Speaking with Mary Creagh MP: Europe and NATO confronting new challenges

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Wakefield Council leader Coun Peter Box

COLUMN:‘Passengers should not have to pay for this,’ says council leader, Peter Box

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Mary Wilson, widow of former Prime Minister Harold Wilson, dies aged 102

Politics

Here’s how long the heatwave will last in Yorkshire

Environment
Leeds wont be closing roads for Clean Air Day, but there will be two different events which aim to raise awareness, one being in City Square and the other in Briggate

Why roads will not be closed in Leeds tomorrow for national Clean Air Day 2018

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Blood-sucking flies to toxic caterpillars: the insects set to swarm England this summer

Environment

Yorkshire set for heatwave that could last weeks as Mediterranean air sweeps over the UK

Environment

Dog owners urged to consider their pets as heatwave looks set to bake Yorkshire all week

Health
Pinderfields Hospital.

NHS workers to strike over contracts

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The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

Health

Workers at Mid Yorkshire NHS Hospitals Trust vote for strike action

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Smoking in cars carrying children was outlawed in October 2015.

Yorkshire councils issued just one fine in first two years of ban on smoking in cars carrying children

Crime